Luka Orešković (1892 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Široka Kula, Gospić, Lika-Senj, Croatia
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
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About Luka Orešković

Titanica

  • Name: Mr Luka Oreskovic
  • Age: 20 years
  • Last Residence: in Konjsko Brdo Croatia (Modern)
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 315094 , £8 13s 3d
  • Destination: Chicago Illinois United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Luka Oreskovic, 20, a married farmer from Konjsko Brdo, Croatia, boarded the Titanic at Southampton together with his relatives (also farmers) Marija and Jelka Oreskovic.

To reach his destination of South Chicago, Illinois, he bought his third class ticket from the agent: Johann Isidor Büchel, Buchs for 170 Swiss francs (ticket number 315094, £8 13s 3d).

Luka Oreskovic died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Obiteljski spor izazvala je i isplata odštete za poginulog Luku Oreško-viæa. U molbi, koju je 9. rujna 1915. napisala Lukina majka, Maèa, stoji: Tužna sam i žalosna stara sirota bez ikoga svoga, ko bi me do smrti uzdržati i dohraniti mogao. Imala sam tri sina, naime Štipana, Tomu i Luku, i sva tri su boreæi se za život i obstanak u tudjem svijetu poginuli. .. najmlaði sin Luka ostao mi zadnje poufanje, ali i on pošao u Ameriku, namjeri se na nesretni parobrod Titanic koji je nesretno potonuo i moj sin Luka na njemu smrt našao.

Sva tri sina ja sam u velikoj biedi odhranila i na noge postavila krvavim dlanima i znojem lica svoga, a sad sam ostala bez svoih 

sinova i svake nade i pomoci. Moj sin Luka bio mi je jedino poufanje i utjeha moja, bio je oženjen, i tako ostade iza njega njegova supruga Jeka i jednogodišnje žensko diete...

References

  • Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos, Zürich

Sources

  • Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries, White Star Line 1912 (PRO London, BT 100/260)
  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Acknowledgements

  • Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Luka Orešković's Timeline

1892
January 27, 1892
Gospić, Lika-Senj, Croatia
1911
1911
Age 18
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 20
TITANIC at sea
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